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A 27-year-old male asked:

Dear dr. my 2 1/2 year old daughter has had all her vaccinations however has still come down with a case of the measles. my 2 month old has caught it. what can i do? i'm so worried.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
See your doc: The kid can be given an immunoglobulin injection to prevent the disease. Unfortunately only 85% are protected with the 1st dose of the MMR and a second brings that to ~95%. When there are cases in the region it is important to remain vigilant & do all that we can to stop this terrible disease. If you were vaccinated or had measles, baby may have some resistance, but still needs more.
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